[Libs-Or] Fwd: ALA Washington Office Announces Upcoming BTOP Webinar

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 11:31:20 PDT 2009

ALA Washington Office Announces Upcoming BTOP/BIP Webinar
<http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=3316> July 20th, 2009 | Category:
Funding <http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?cat=13>


The ALA Washington
sponsoring another
webinar <https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/837364707> Wednesday, July 22
at 12:30 PM EST on Public Computing Centers and Sustainable Broadband
Adoption Funding.

After the earlier webinar
<http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?p=3250>which was an overview
of BTOP and BIP; this webinar will give potential
library applicants specific information and support for their planned
applications to the BTOP funding categories of Public Computing Centers and
Sustainable Broadband Adoption.

Greg Rohde of e-Copernicus <http://www.e-copernicus.com/> and the former
NTIA Administrator will give us an overview of the Public Computer Center
application and Sustainable Broadband Adoption Funding Category. He will
summarize the program and explain where libraries fit in; going over what is
eligible and ineligible, the scoring criteria and other things.

Greg will be followed by Lynne Bradley, Director of ALA’s Office of
Government Relations <http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/ogr/index.cfm>,
who will discuss various library-specific scenarios and ideas to illustrate
the range of projects that may be supported in these funding categories. She
will talk about what would constitute a potentially eligible project.

This will be followed by Q & A, including questions previously submitted
during the last webinar and submitted during the program. Answering your
questions will be Greg Rohde, Lynne Bradley, Alan Inouye, Director of
ALA’s Office
for Information Technology
Carrie Lowe, Director of OITP’s Program on
and John Windhausen, of Telepoly.

To register, please click here:

Diedre Conkling
Lincoln County Library District
P.O. Box 2027
Newport, OR  97365
Work phone & fax:  541-265-3066
Work email:  diedre at beachbooks.org
Home email:  diedre08 at gmail.com
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